Project CaNE™ project will work with farmers to drive productivity, financial, and environmental outcomes for their individual farm.
Technical support. Herbert farmers involved with the project will have access to trained agronomists from HCPSL to assist them with nutrient management strategies and all other agronomic aspects of their farming business.
Financial viability is critical to any farming business. The Department of Agriculture Economics staff will be available to assist project farmers compare new practices to see if they viable on their farm before a farmer fully implements a new farming practice.
Farmers in the project will also have the opportunity monitor and assess water leaving their farms through in stream sensors which feeds data back to their phone or computer. This monitoring will give farmers the opportunity to identify issues of concern and be proactive in addressing problems as they arise. TropWater will assist farmers collect data and assist them interpret the information they receive.
Project CaNE™ is funded by the partnership between the Australian Government’s Reef Trust and the Great Barrier Reef Foundation.